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2016 Latin American Business Conference
Friday, March 4, 2016
10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Korn Convocation Hall (map )
110 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA

Contact: Center for Global Management


The 2016 Latin American Business Conference will bring together respected and influential private and public sector leaders across multiple industries and disciplines to forecast what is to come as Latin America considers its future and returns to stronger economic growth; diversifies its industries and exports beyond commodities; stimulates innovation and technology advancements; leverages trade integration; and continues in its social transformation to become the next business frontier.

Free to attend for UCLA students and faculty. Bruin ID required.

General Admission: $45 includes parking and sandwich lunch.

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Keynote Speaker

Ambassador Liliana Ayalde

             Bryan Stockton

           Former Chairman & CEO, Mattel, Inc.

Schedule

9:30 - 10:30am
 

REGISTRATION AND CHECK-IN  | Korn Convocation Hall

10:30 - 10:40am

WELCOME REMARKS

Sebastian Edwards  | Henry Ford II Chair in International Management, UCLA Anderson

 

10:40 - 11:00am

LATIN AMERICA: A MACRO-ECONOMIC OVERVIEW

Sebastian Edwards  | Henry Ford II Chair in International Management, UCLA Anderson
 

11:00am - 12:15pm
 

PANEL DISCUSSION I
The Relationship Between Latin America and Los Angeles-The Gateway to the Pacific Rim

Ambassador Alejandro Wolff (B.A.'78) | Former United States Ambassador to Chile
Jim MacLellan   | Director of Trade Development, Port of Los Angeles
Kevin Klowden  | Executive Director, California Center and Managing Economist, the Milken Institute

MODERATOR: Susana Cam | Vice President, International Banking and Structured Trade Finance, City National Bank

12:15 - 1:15pm

LIGHT SANDWICH LUNCH AND NETWORKING

1:30 - 2:00pm

KEYNOTE ADDRESS

Bryan Stockton | Former Chairman & CEO, Mattel, Inc.

2:00 - 3:15pm
 

PANEL DISCUSSION II
Latin America's Social Transformation and the Changing Media and Entertainment Landscape

Karla Berman   | Lead, Ad Sales; Former Head of Branding Solutions for Spanish LATAM, Google, Inc. Mexico
Maria Sanchez Munoz   | Senior Vice President, NBCUniversal International Distribution Latin America
Alberto Pecegueiro  | CEO, Globosat, Brasil

MODERATOR: Jacopo Bracco ('99)  | Former President, DIRECTV PanAmericana

3:15 - 3:30pm

BREAK AND REFRESHMENTS

3:30 - 4:30pm
 

PANEL DISCUSSION III
Diversification Beyond Commodities-The Role of Technology and Innovation to Latin America's Future

Tom Georgis ('98)   | Senior Vice President, Development, SolarReserve
Keith Kratzberg   ('92) | Senior Vice President, Sales & Marketing, Epson America Inc.
Mark Neeleman   | Entrepreneur; Co-Founder, Azul Airlines; CEO Bamazon Technologies Brazil SSA
Carlos Sierra ('07)  | Founder, Twnel; Founder, Inalambria Internacional, Colombia

MODERATOR: Carlos Valderrama | Senior Vice President, Global Initiatives, Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce

4:30 - 5:30pm
 

PANEL DISCUSSION IV
The Opening Up of Latin America: The Importance of Intra-Regional Trade and Global Cooperation to Latin America's Future

Joseph Barragan ('79)   | Managing Director, Strategic Financing Advisors LLC.; Former Managing Director, JP Morgan Chase
Claudio Chamorro ('02)   | Chief Financial Officer, Parque Arauco S.A., Chile
Ambassador Alejandro Wolff (B.A.'78) | Former United States Ambassador to Chile

MODERATOR: Kati Suominen | Assistant Adjunct Professor of Global Economics, UCLA Anderson

5:30 - 7:00pm

NETWORKING RECEPTION

 

 

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